1. My formative years were spent living on a commune in the 1970s: there was no television, radio or pop culture. I spent a lot of time playing in nature and this helped me to connect more deeply to my inner worlds and dreams!

Conscious Dreamer

Conscious Dreamer

2. I’m a musician: I grew up playing a wide array of instruments and have been in over eight bands over the years, toured UK and Europe and recorded and performed with 80’s pop star Adam Ant.

3. I have a big green thumb: I love plants and working with them for healing, dreaming and magic. I teach courses on how to work with dream herbs for lucid dreaming with The Psychedelic Society UK.

4. I am a Death Doula: I help hold compassionate space and guidance for those who are dying and for their family members. I’m a death positive advocate and I’m always holding death cafes, workshops and talks.

5. I am a Tarot Reader: I’ve been working with the cards for many years and hold sessions and teach masterclasses at She’s Lost Control esoteric lifestyle brand in London, UK.

6. I used to be a raver: from 1990-1995 I travelled around the North American Rave scene taking photos and released a photographic coffee table book called “This Girl is Super’.

7. I’m currenting studying at the Alef Trust in the programme for Psychedelics, Altered States & Transpersonal Psychology: I’m fascinated by altered states of consciousness, like lucid dreaming and mystical experiences and how these exceptional experiences can be used to help heal trauma and release fear of death.

Conscious Dreamer: connect with the power of your dreams and live your best life by Tree Carr, Leaping Hare Press, rrp £12.99 pb

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